Summer ’17 Festivals & Events in New Westminster
New Westminster plays host to a number of upcoming fun festivals and events. With easy and convenient access via SkyTrain and a historic, waterfront location, it's not hard to see why. Here are a few things to check out this summer:
NEW WEST CULTURE CRAWL
August 12 & 13
Wesgroup and The Brewery District are proud sponsors of this annual art & culture festival celebrating New Westminster's creative talent. This year's event includes 36 venues, including studios where local artists showcase their work.
NEW WEST PRIDE WEEK
This year's New West Pride Week runs from August 12 to 19. A few Pride Week highlights include:
Pride Family Picnic at Pier Park (at the bottom of 4th Street in New Westminster)
Tuesday, Aug 15, 5:30 - 9 pm
Pack your own picnic and enjoy this family friendly event.
New West Pride Columbia Street Party
Saturday, Aug 19, 3 - 8 pm
This free event includes beer gardens, vendors and a children's area.
FRIDAYS ON FRONT
Fridays, 5 - 8 pm
Every Friday evening until August 25, historic Front Street hosts a night market experience in Downtown New West. The market features artisan vendors, live music, Front Street businesses and a selection of food and bar trucks.
SAFE & SOUND MUSIC FEST
Saturday, September 3rd
Wesgroup and The Brewery District are sponsors of the first ever Safe & Sound Music Fest, which will take place along the Fraser River waterfront at Westminster Pier Park. The lineup features Majid Jordan, dvsn, Jessie Reyez and K-os.